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Dec 10, 2012 10:00am PST
case from california that potentially raises the bigger question. now, as it comes to the supreme court, it comes in a very narrow way. the court of appeals, which agreed with the trial court, that proposition 8 striking down gay marriage in california was unconstitutional, it ruled in a very narrow way. it said california was wrong to grant the right and then take it away. you can't do that, apeeldz court said. if the supreme court upholds that ruling, it would apply only to california, but it's possible having taken the case that they could get to the bigger issue about whether any state can deny same-sex couples the right to get married. >> pete williams, thank you so much. joining me now is chad griffin, with the human rights campaign, and the organizer initially of the legal challenge to california's prop 8, banning same-sex marriage before coming to the human rights campaign to lead that. chad, first of all, there was a division in the community as to whether to take this appeal because you're risking everything now if the court and it is a conservative led court, if they overturn
Dec 17, 2012 10:00am PST
, the stockton, california, all of the assault weapon issues that arose in california made you the first advocate really. tell me about the history and what happened when you first went to the senate. >> it's a little bit more than being an advocate. we actually wrote that assault weapons bill. i came here. we set about writing a bill. i talked to senator biden about it. he was then chairman of the judiciary committee, and he laughed at me, and he said, diane, you're new here. wait until the gunners get hold of you. i said, joe, i'm going to do this as an amendment on your crime bill. i did. it wasn't -- there was no -- it was debated. there was a motion to table. we won the motion to table. chuck schumer did the bill in the house. both bills went through unamended, were signed by president clinton who mobilized people in the house, was very helpful and became the law for ten years. what we have been doing for more than a year now is going through that bill carefully, making improvements in the bill, updating it, modifying it, putting it out for vetting with gun specialists, and we will be prepar
Dec 3, 2012 10:00am PST
-old daughter. >>> residents across california and the pacific northwest felt the full force of another storm over the weekend. thousands of people are still dealing with power outages. cleanup is under way across a region that will see more wet weather this week. >>> after nearly two decades the american psychiatric association has revised its diagnostic manual impacting millions around the world. three major diagnoses are being added, binge eating, hoarding and disruptive mood disorder. two are being removed. aspergers syndrome will fit into an expanded diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders. dyslexia recategorized under learning disorders. and make room at kensington palace and cue the paparazzi. the duchess of cambridge is expecting. >> hey, andrea. exciting news, also some worry because what we learned today was that the duchess of cambridge has been taken into hospital for what the palace is describing as acute morning sickness. one in 50 pregnant woman apparently suffer this very more serious condition, which means that she needs extra nutrients and liquids in order to protect her heal
Dec 18, 2012 10:00am PST
magazines. you aren't even allowed have that on a hunting gun. in california you have three shots, and here in a kindergarten you can have endless shots. >> we thought after tucson, gabby giffords, your colleague, and the raw emotion there among all of you, her friends, what you experienced on the house floor when she came back, that should have been enough to push this forward. then after oak creek. let me just quote back to you after oak creek, wisconsin, what you said. the votes aren't there for gun control. we certainly aren't going to be able to do it in this congress, and i don't know that we would be able to do it in a democratic congress because it takes a lot of votes to go down that path. republicans are in control, but there are a lot of democrats also who come from states, red states, where these gun issues are absolutely binding. >> well, we have heard something quite different from? some of our members. we had a caucus this morning and i met some of the members who are members of the nra, or are supported by the nra came forth and said that hunters in their districts have said
Dec 12, 2012 10:00am PST
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Dec 13, 2012 10:00am PST
and on the california prop 8 gay marriage initiative, if the rulings are in favor of the gay rights position, the gay marriage position, it just builds that momentum. the ball that's rolling downhill just picks up speed in terms of a public opinion perspective because now the supreme court is essentially said okay, you know, take public opinion add the supreme court, and i think you might see those numbers move even faster in the coming years, if that does come to pass. >> chris, alissa, thank you so much. mark murray, thanks for jumping in there. >>> hillary clinton is iffing to be testifying to the senate and house foreign policy committees representing a report, presenting a report, to congress. the much anticipated findings of that independent investigation into the security failures that contributed to the benghazi attack and, of course, killed four americans, including the u.s. ambassador, chris stevens. joining me now from harvard is nicolas burns, professor of international politics at harvard's kennedy school, and the former u.s. ambassador to nato, greece, and a number of other places. nick
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)